Car & Automotive

Revived Footage Shows Classic On The Streets Of New York In The ’30s

⚡️ Read the full article on Motorious

This restored footage shows old Chevrolets, Fords, Cadillacs and Packards in their original state, in live action.

The 1930s was a significant era for the American automotive market as people were starting to get a little more cash in their pockets and were looking to drop some doe on a new automobile. Of course, this was mainly for the later years of that particular decade due to the Great depression having sunk its teeth into the throats of Americans across the nation since 1929. The streets of big cities like New York were flowing with an abundance of passenger vehicles and luxury automobiles, and the sidewalks flourished with brightly colored clothing to show the nation’s strong recovery from the previously devastated economic era. While we could fantasize all day long about what life must have been like in the time before environmental regulations

Read More

Ocala motorcycle club ride ends in tragedy when 80-year-old rider dies in crash

ANTHONY — An 80-year-old motorcycle rider was killed and another rider, age 74, was injured late Tuesday morning when they crashed in a rural section of northeast Marion County.

The Florida Highway Patrol no longer includes names in its news releases. The agency only gave the men’s ages and said both were from Ocala.

The motorcycles – one riding in front of the other – were westbound on Northeast 90th Street Road about a mile east of Baseline Road (State Road 35/Northeast 58th Avenue.)

Possible racing: Ocala police say two street racers, going over 90 mph, caused fatal crash on SR 200 in October

Rider killed: Motorcycle rider killed in 2-vehicle crash at busy Ocala intersection

Riding death: Orlando man dies riding electronic motorcycle in Ocala National Forest

These Harley-Davidson motorcycles were involved in a fatal crash in Anthony on Tuesday

These Harley-Davidson motorcycles were involved in a fatal crash in Anthony on Tuesday

According to the patrol, the younger man, who

Read More

Many feared dead after huge explosion near Bogoso

At least 13 people have been killed in a huge explosion near a mining town in south-western Ghana, officials say.

A truck carrying explosives to a gold mine crashed with a motorcycle near the town of Bogoso, according to police.

The BBC’s Thomas Naadi says Thursday’s explosion ripped apart the nearby village of Apiatse.

On Friday, rescue workers were still searching through the rubble for victims, while the smell of dead bodies filled the air, he says.

Many houses have been completely flattened, leaving at least 380 people without shelter.

“It’s almost like a ghost town,” Sedzi Sadzi Amedonu, a senior official from the country’s disaster management agency, told the AFP news agency.

The impact of the explosion has left a crater on the major highway, forcing the police to divert traffic, our reporter says.

Local police commander William Jabialu said the number of confirmed deaths had been revised down

Read More

Man arrested, charged in fatal 2019 crash in Wichita, Kansas



Wichita Eagle file photo

A Kansas man has been arrested and charged in a fatal 2019 accident in south Wichita in which the passenger on a motorcycle he drove was killed, records shows.

Travis James Brent Bryson was arrested at his home on Wednesday. He was charged last week on suspicion of involuntary manslaughter while under the influence of drugs or alcohol and operating a vehicle without a proper license, according to Sedgwick County court records. Bryson had his first appearance in court Thursday morning.

Bryson, 31, was released from jail Thursday after posting a $50,000 bond, according to Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office Lt. Benjamin Blick.

The charges are in connection with a July 21, 2019, fatal crash. The accident happened around 10:34 p.m. on southbound I-135.

Bryson, who lived in Wichita at the time, was driving a 2001 Suzuki when he lost control after hitting a highway wall,

Read More